The city of Lakeland is planning a series of public meetings on whether it should create a municipal internet service provider even as support on the commission remains limited. More
The scope of a possible city-owned internet service provider became more focused Monday as the City Commission’s broadband committee set a goal to build a fiber optics network to cover all of Lakeland city limits. More
There’s been a lot of Facebook discussion lately (a sample) about The Morning Paper’s method of presenting restaurant health inspection information, so we wanted to point out an alternative presentation.
Lakeland-Winter Haven has had the nation’s second-highest rate of new foreclosure filings among metro areas this year, according to a new analysis that finds the filings down from last year nationally but up significantly in Florida. More
Lakeland Electric customers can thank a warm winter and dropping natural gas prices for a slight dip in their electric bill over the next three months. The utility’s fuel charge will drop from 3.875 cents per kilowatt hour to 3.750 cents for April, May and June. That’s a $1.25 decrease for the “typical” residential customer using 1,000 kWh of power.
A consumer tip comes via a Lakeland Water Utilities customer who discovered he was paying a $35.15 monthly base rate instead of $13.13 because his house had a larger-than-standard meter: Check your water bill; understand what you are being charged for.